Essential Functions: Act as the point person for OISS to involve international students in campus programs and activities; Edit and oversee the production of the monthly on-line newsletter.Conduct other possible programs that may promote international awareness on campus.Coordinate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of check-in. Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate programs and services designed to make the educational and cultural experience of students and scholars as productive aspossible;Work with the director and office staff (a team of 6 full-time professional and 7 full time clerical) to provide quality service and support to the university's international student and visiting scholar populationParticipate in professional development activities;Advise F-1 students regarding federal nonimmigrant regulations and academic, personal, cultural, financial, and other concerns;Represent the department and/or university at meetings, conferences, and seminars;Act as liaison and interact with university departments, outside agencies, and organizations to disseminate information on departmental activities, projects, and mission;Prepare activity reports, analyses, proposals, and written summaries regarding operational activities and services;Assist other advisors with programming needs; andPerform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required in related field, including, but not limited to Counseling, Higher Education and Student Affairs, and Public Administration. Minimum of 3 years of experience planning, organizing, and implementing educational, cultural, and social programs and activities for international students in a university setting. Minimum of 2 years of experience advising international students and/or visiting scholars regarding immigration regulations and/or university policies. Proficiency in a foreign language desired. U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (as required by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to serve as a Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer). Demonstrated leadership skills. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Excellent written and verbal cross-cultural communication skills. Personal flexibility. Computer literacy essential.
Internal Number: 76_205004
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.